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two pit bulls attack an 8 week old puppy and then go after a young child who bravely tried to save his dog. we spoke exclusively to the child's mother tonight. plus, get those jackets ready. rain and much colder weather headed our way for the second half of the weekend. good evening, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield. we begin tonight, though, with the mystery surrounding the disappearance of 17-year-old brian glenn, supposed to play in today's homecoming football game in fairfax. instead, dozens gathered for a vigil after the game looking for answers. darcy spencer is live in fairfax tonight and spoke to brian's
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family about why they believe there's a lot more to this story. darcy? >> reporter: jim, there are a lot of questions surrounding this disappearance, but relatives tell me there's one thing they know for sure. that he did not run away. they say it's something he's never done before, and that is not in his character. that homecoming game played right here at his high scale ho and that's something he would never want to miss. ♪ dozens of students and parents turned out for a vigil for missing teen brian glenn. the 17-year-old senior did not show up for the wt woodson homecoming football game. he's a kicker for the team. >> i saw one of this friends kicking a kickoff that usually he does, and i almost broke down then. it was tough. >> reporter: glenn has been missing nearly a week. the teen's disappearance considered highly unusual by authorities. he was not known to be a runaway. his parents are beyond worried. >> he's out there somewhere.
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and the right information just needs to get connected. >> it's so unusual. there's just no indications that he was -- preparing to run away and for what reason? >> reporter: the teen was last seen at a duncan doughnuts, first buying half a dozen doughnuts, then a bottle of water. police recovered his car as park. police and bloodhounds searched the area knop evidence found. where he is and if anything has happened to him remains a mystery. >> never any idea that -- >> not a clue. >> reporter: he would disappear after that? >> not a clue. no suspicion. nothing. just out of thin air. >> reporter: now the teen's father also says he already has a plane ticket to visit a college he wants to attend after graduation. again, pointing to this idea that he did not run away, at least on his own. now, if anyone has additional information about what may have happened or where he is, asked to call fairfax county police. reporting live from fairfax, virginia, darcy spencer, news 4.
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nice day out there today. you could even get away with shorts, but heads up. getting chilly and wet. storm team 4 meteorologist chuck bell has more on big changes coming for tomorrow. right? >> absolutely, jim. the key word, could have been wearing shorts today. already now temperatures are back down into the mid-60s's we did make 80 degrees this afternoon in washington. that's four days in a row, 80 or higher. that is where the streak will come to anend. we will be nowhere close to 80 degrees tomorrow. current temperatures now back into the upper 50s in northern maryland. 59 now in martinsburg, west virginia. still 70 in st. mary's county. most rain drop, gone. the only rain drops left out towards rehoboth. you may want to find the wind breaker. temperatures easily down into the mid and upper 50s by 11:00. a bund'sup factor.
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staying in the upper hos, low 50s for high temperatures tomorrow, jim. 2459s a 25, 30 degree drop from this afternoon. we'll talk more about that and how long the chill will last coming up. >> yikes. all right, thanks, chuck. now with a news 4 exclusive. a germantown boy and his new puppy recovering from a pit ball attack. witnesses say 10-year-old max actually saved his 8 week old lab pup fri two pit bulls. a woman with a baby was walking the two dogs when they broke free and attacked the lab. max tried to pull his dog away and neighbors rushed to help with a hose and a broom. max escaped with bite mark on his arms you see, and scratching on his stomach. his mother and a neighbor described what they saw. >> my son started running -- i guess he wanted to, you know, go inside the house. he couldn't do it. they started attacking him, and attacked the dog and my son right there on the middle of the street. >> saw the dogs attacking the guy, the young kid. i picked the hose up, dragged
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the hose probably 20 feet and started squirting the hose. >> the puppy named drake was taken to the ves with broken legs and a broken jaw. the two pit bulling were taken a aw away. the boy's mon is planning to file a civil suit next week. and linked to steroid injections. a new outbreak. seven people diedtwo deaths in maryland and virginia. at least 60 reported cases of mennen right? s -- meningitis. latest cases in minnesota and ohio. health officials are trying to contact thousands who received the shots for back pain. the contaminated steroid appears to have come from a pharmacy in massachusetts. this type of meningitis is not contagious. we know the name of the virginia state trooper killed as he ras directing traffic. andrew fox was hit and killed by an suv last night.
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happened on route 30 near theme park way in hanover county. fox was directing traffic as people left the state fair when the suv hit hill. he was take ton a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries. hours after arriving in the united states, five terror suspects pleaded not guilty today in federal court. suspects fought extradition from england for years. today they were charged with recruiting terrorists and providing terrorist groups with money and equipment. four of the five men pleaded not guilty'sthe fifth suspect did not enter a plea but it charged with attempting to set up a terrorist training camp in oregon. all of the men face up to life in prison if convicted. pope benedict's former butler found guilty today of stealing thousands of vatican documents including some of the pope's private letters alleging corruption within the church. poolo was sentenced to 18 months in prison. he'll begin serving time under house arrest and many expect him to be pardoned by pope benedict.
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gabriela does not feel like a heave and did what he did out of love for the church. back here at home, metro riders will soon see controversial ads at several stations. the ads from the american freedom defense initiative suggest radical islamists are savages. metro tried to delay putting them up because of the deadly protests in the middle east, but yesterday a judge ruled metro must comply by monday night. the ads displayed at the georgia avenue u street, takoma park and clenmont stations. nearly all of the planes grounded by american airlines by of the seat problems are back in service tonight. american took 48 boeing 757 jets out of service after reports of seats coming loose mid-flight. the airline was forced to cancel nearly 100 flights while they worked on the issue. mechanics say spilled drinks may have ruined the locking pins that keep the seats in place. a popular d.c. night spot recently got a face-lift.
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now part of adams morgan is getting a new name as well. why d.c. officials wanted the change. plus, jon stewart and bill o'reilly, ready to face-off at george washington university tonight. and talk about pain at the pump. the new record high prices some people are paying out of
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another d.c. neighborhood
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getting rebranded, but will this name stick? the up and coming business district in south adams morgan between northwest was christened as somo today by mayor vincent gray. the neighborhood group behind it knows the name might not stick right away but they're celebrating the re-birth of retail in the area. the multimillion dollar streetscape project in adams morgan just wrapped up this past summer. people in fairfax county have a little more time to pay property taxes. annual car tax payments due by midnight. the website that accepts the payments crashed. they pushed the deadline back to midnight tonight. to pay your car tax online, head to fairfax gas prices hit an all-time high in california topping $4.61 a gallon. a attempt error shortage in supply triggered the price spike. look at those prices.
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over $5 a gallon. officials expect prices to continue to go up over the next few days before leveling off. prices are more reasonable around our area. everything is relative. d.c. average price is $3.82 a gallon. $3.70 in maryland and $3.59 in virginia. it's the rumble in the air conditioned auditorium. jon stewart and bill o'reilly facing off tonight right here in washington. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs
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when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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about 1,500 supporter of the maryland dream act rallied in prince george's county, the act making it easier forechildren of immigrants to attend college and on the november ballot as question four. news 4's derrick ward followed the march from langley park to the university of maryland. [ chanting ] >> reporter: one of more than a dozen questions in the november ballot in maryland. question four essentially allows the children of immigrants who have gone to school and lived in maryland at least three years to pay in-state tuition at at community college regardless of their immigration status. >> got into this country at 16. $10 in my pocket when i arrived
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at new york city. of course, no education. the hardest thing i ever had to do. >> reporter: this act gives no freebies. to get to the ballot, prerequisites tacked on. paid tax, registered for selective service, plan to apply for full citizenship. supporters of the act say they want equal footing for all college bound in the community. the dreamers, the investment made in early education. >> we need them to build and assist in making a better america. in building of our future. >> some people that have been here for a really long time, and that's like, like a sister or brother, not being able to go to college. >> reporter: after the rally in langley park, time to strike up the band and march to the university of maryland campus. the senior director torres says the efforts lay preparation for larger immigration reform. >> we truly believe that the sooner the president is going to
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be re-elected, president obama, the first priority in 2013. >> reporter: a long march from langley park to college park with long uphill stretches but they all made it to a place of higher learning and hope the trips beginning in earnest after the november elections. in college park, derrick ward, news 4. two of television's most popular commentators are in washington tonight for the so-called rumble in the air conditioned auditorium. jon stewart from "the daily show" and bill o'reilly. tickets sold out but fans can pay to watch the debate online nap should be -- a. good one. >> something to watch. >> amusing. we've been watching the temperatures take a nose dave. >> made 80 degrees oh so briefly this afternoon, and we've lost 15 degrees since then. >> the temperatures continue to um itble out there. as you're making your plans to get outside and enjoy your saturday evening, keep in mind it's not going to feel quite so
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summerlike, as it did a few short hours ago. the cold front came through washington between 1:00 and 2:00 this afternoon. plenty of clouds then. now behind the cold front, gusty northwesterly winds have blown the clouds out of here and it will be mostly clear for the early and mid parts of your saturday evening before clouds come back in tomorrow. what a beautiful day outside today. look at all the late-day sunshine there. 80 degrees as i mentioned. our high today, after a 63-degree start. this is the end of our stretch. four days in a row, 80 or higher. tomorrow we'll be luck toy spend any time tomorrow afternoon above 50 degrees. be ready for that. 65 right now with a north wind, still averaging 16 miles per hour as that colder air drains down into the mid-atlantic. still 70 at soloman's island. 68 in fredericksburg and 59 in hagers towne and cumberland and front royal. so sunday plan are foretomorrow, clouds should be back in place early in the day tomorrow and that seals out any chance of
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much of a warm-up tomorrow and passing rain drops as well. keeping temperatures tomorrow afternoon in the upper 40s and low 50s. so a cold day coming. in fact, freeze watches are out for much of the ohio valley, western pennsylvania, even into the mountains of far western maryland. no advisories around here, but that may not be the case as we get into sunday night and the monday morning. our rain drops are gone. now the last of the drops pushing off the delaware and maryland coastline heading out to sea with the cold front itself. it will be dry tonight and dry into the early part of tomorrow, but that not going to last too long. turning much colder for this afternoon and this evening as the front moves offshore and clouds come back in and a ripple of fast moving low pressure running through here tomorrow wringing out a chance for rain showers. not a lot of rain but, oh, it's going to make it a cold day. increasing clouds after midnight. breezy and much colder. startoff ep its in the 40s tomorrow. tomorrow afternoon, highs barely crossing up over 50 degrees with
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passing light rain showers likely. be ready for a real chill coming up for tomorrow. in you're headed out to the redskins game, the falcons, a dome team. faev favor the home team for sure. the baseball team, may not know it. they're in the playoffs. this game is in st. louis. clear and cool. 55 degrees in good old st. louis tomorrow. hopefully good weather for a nationals win. chilly to cold around here, sunday, monday. another chance of a showers wednesday. nothing major. >> haven't seen the cold on your graphics in a while. >> i have a feeling, a lot more coming. >> that time of year. the terps go long.
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ready to roll? so many games, so little time. what are the scores? >> here we go. a new seize for maryland. start with that. bring on the acc, maryland opening up conference play. a whole new ball game for the 2-2 terps who haven't beaten a conference opponent since early september of last year. long time. wake forest is up first. let's take you to bird stadium, trying to snap that streak. still doing it right now. terps are young, of course, but have banded together to be very competitive this year. they struggled early today, first quarter. wake facing third and eight. tanner price, quarterback, why go for eight when you can have it all? throws a strike to terrence davis. davis wide open, you see. a 73-yard touchdown pass. wake forest take as 7-0 lead.
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second quarter, terps down one. perry hills trying to lead them back. throws one out to kevin dorsey. corsi comes up with the grab, 33-yard touch. terps with a 13-7 lead at the break and right now in the fourth quarter, oh, no. wake is leading in the fourth, 14-3. virginia tech/unc. tar heels basketball coach roy williams getting love from the fans before the game. first quarter, unc up, a score, hokies driving logan thomas airs it out. marcus davis there with the catch. finds the end zone. 49 yards to pay dirt. tied at 14. second quarter, tar heels. deciding to go for it in four and one. the quick handoff to giovanni bernard, finds room. catches the hokies defense napping. doesn't happen often. bernard taking it 62 yards to pay dirt. unc up 21-14 and go on to win. tech lost back-to-back games now 48-34, losing count today.
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virginia visiting duke, and the first start for the blue devil qb anthony boone, stumbling out of the gate. gets up, throws two first quarter touchdowns. second one here, 37-yard connection to connor vernon. the new receptions leader in acc history. 14-7 duke. calm down, jim. i know you're excited. first quarter, virginia. sticking to do the ground here. still hops, perry jones up and over ties the game at 14. duke pulls away from the second half. barreling in to the end zone from 11 yards out. it's 28-17 blue devils and right now duke still leading 35-17 in the fourth quarter. to colorado springs. air force hosting navy. not good when navy's starting qb kyle miller hurt in the fourth quarter. keenen reynolds to the rescue, marches the team down the field. two-point conversion tying the game at 21. we're going to overtime in the extra session. reynolds on the qb sneak from
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the 1 fumbles, but scores. take another look. right to guard jake zuzik who recovers in the end zone. navy up 2828-21. with a prayer. air force, opportunity, pass batted down. navy comes back to win 28-21 in overtime. the washington nationals are working out in st. louis as we speak. the nats arrived at busch stadium earlier in the afternoon. the game set for 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. g geo-gonzalez first nod for the first playoff game. he is honored and ready to go. >> first time ever experiencing this. you know, to represent such a great organization, you know, great rotation, lineup. it's unbelievable, and to go throughout to be a starting pitcher, you know, especially with big games like this.
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i mean, it's just letting you know what they think about me and how honored and humbled i am about it. >> they're all different. geo, never had a pitcher get on me the day he was pumping because i wasn't smiling. he has the same temperament no matter how big the game is. he just enjoys going out there and expressing his talent. >> it's been 79 years for the nats. it's been 15 years for the birds. either way, it's felt like forever since this area has been a part of postseason baseball. but the o's do their part and don't just survive they're wild card game in texas. they troungs the rangers. interesting in the end, but still, ready to bring on the yankees. game one of the alds is tomorrow at camden yards at 6:00 p.m. believe it, birds' fans. it's true. in case you missed it, wild card game in texas, serving one up to hardy in the first inning. a single up the middle.
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nate mclouth scores. small ball getting it done. birds with a 1-0 lead. top seven, 2-1-0s. hit him in, going in opposite field. and waltzing home. os up 3-1. bottom nine, buck showalter. and david murphy pops up for the final out and orioles win 5-1 and will host the yankees in the alds tomorrow. afterwards, buck showalter very happy. lots of
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